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Job Title: GLAZIER IV*
Job Code: 0334
Job Level: 07
Revised Date: 03/01/2004
Job Family: JF 21

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Occupational Summary

Perform Journeyman level glazier construction, maintenance, planning, layout and repair of glass and related products in University facilities.

Work Performed

Assist glaziers in assigned work.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Apply safety rules and precautions for work on jobsite handling glass. Give brief history of glass.

Work with different types of glass: mirrors, laminated, insulating and tempered glass. Cut glass, wired glass and laminated and perform in a safe manner.

Perform glazing in doors, sidelights and glazed panels.

Use math for area measurement and the practical use of mathematics on the job.

Use math, multiplication, division, decimals and fractional numbers.

Edge, drill and notch glass for making cutouts and cutting circles.

Use required handling systems for handling glass, dollies, slings and vacuum cups.

Read blue prints correctly and work from sketches and verbal instructions.

Work with acrylic and poly-carbonate plastics.

Work with principle parts and understand manufacturing of insulating glass.

Work with various types of windows, residential and commercial.

Cut out registers, receptacles and light switches in a wall of mirrors.

Measure and cut stock glass to pre-determined size or shape, install and apply glazing.

Re-glaze lead windows.

Solder lead for repair of windows.

Properly use different types of hoists, slings and related hardware. Safely operate equipment being used.

Install lead sashes and to make new lead sashes from field measurements.

Perform periodic preventive maintenance on missing, dried and cracked glazing.

Fabricate aluminum doors, frames from blue prints.

Re-glaze and safely remove broken glass from commercial store front frames.

Work with different types of door hardware for aluminum doors, panic devices, push-pull and closer hardware and trouble shooting. Utilize mechanical fasteners and be able to thread bolts for correct application.

Repair all types of window balance and trouble shoot. Update and logout computer-assigned work orders.

Do custom mirror installation, edging, drilling and notching to fix area of installation. Install custom aluminum as in, angled entrances, peak frames and segmental turns.

Build custom shower and tub enclosures. Perform geometric measurements and apply them to glazier trade.

Draw sketches for trainees to help them visualize work on paper.

Design and layout job and complete work from them.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Required Qualifications at this Level


Work requires an educational background normally equivalent to a high school education with course work in skilled crafts or trades training, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

Possess a valid North Carolina driver's license. Completed fork-lift training.


Work requires a knowledge of glazing techniques and procedures normally acquired through 2 years of experience in the installation and repair of glass products, partition and walls.




The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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